By Ana Maria Rodriguez
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Extra resources for A Day in the Life of the Brain (Brain Works)
What if he forgot the melody in front of everybody? There was a funny feeling in Mark’s stomach. ” Mark’s palms began to sweat and his mouth felt dry. He was not the only one. Some of his classmates looked worried, too, and probably felt the same way at the thought of appearing on stage and performing in front of a crowd. Being a little afraid is a normal reaction before performing on stage, before a test, or before competing in a sporting event. Stage fright is the number one fear for most people.
Or will Mark take “flight” from his performance, letting the butterflies in his stomach and his racing heart stop him from playing? Birdsongs and Learning a Second Language Kids and Zebra finches have something in common: kids learn a language the same way that birds learn their songs. Kids and birds must be able to hear an adult speak or sing, and they should be able to hear themselves as they imitate the adult sounds. Being able to hear the words (or having auditory feedback) is so important to developing and maintaining speech that when children lose their hearing, they gradually lose their ability to form words properly.
A different area handles the processes related to speaking (Broca’s area). So, depending on which area is damaged, a person will have trouble either understanding what others try to tell him or in speaking to others. When there is damage to Wernicke’s area, the person does not understand what others tell him. Since he cannot understand what others are saying, his responses make no sense, even though he says the words correctly. His speech is an incomprehensible mixture of well-spoken words. ” Doctors call this way of speaking a “word salad,” because the words are all mixed up like vegetables in a salad.
A Day in the Life of the Brain (Brain Works) by Ana Maria Rodriguez